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Bruce Hallett appointed president and CEO

New York (April 2, 2018) – The Stuart Dean Company announces the appointment of Bruce Hallett as president and CEO taking the helm on the retirement of interim president James Degan.

Hallett has been a member of Stuart Dean’s board of directors since 2011.

“I am honored to have been chosen to lead this company that has been providing innovative solutions to the restoration and maintenance of architectural surfaces since 1932. I look forward to continuing the dedication to service excellence and superior craftsmanship that has been the hallmark of Stuart Dean’s business model and expanding our suite of services with environmentally conscious service offerings.

“Bruce is the right leader at the right time for Stuart Dean and his close ties to the company over the past 7 years will ensure a smooth transition. I am genuinely thrilled that Bruce will be succeeding me. He has the talent and experience to take our company to the next level”, said Degan.

Hallett most recently served as publisher at Playbill magazine. He has served as CEO of Murdoch Books, based in Sydney, Australia and was president of MyPublisher, an Internet-based photo book publisher based in New York. He has also served as a consultant to a variety of companies, including Institutional Investor, News Corp and Veria. Bruce’s professional experience also includes an impressive career with Time-Warner, where he was president of Time Magazine and Sports Illustrated. Hallett also served as managing director of Time, Inc. Magazines Pty., Ltd.
A graduate of Princeton and Columbia Business School, he has served as a trustee of Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, New Hampshire.

We thank Jim for his service and look forward to Bruce’s future guidance.

Michael Degan
Chairman of the Board
Stuart Dean Company

About Stuart Dean

Stuart Dean is an international provider of renowned architectural restoration services, specializing in metal refinishing; stone polishing, cleaning and sealing; wood refinishing; glass restoration; innovative and sustainable grouts and flooring solutions; and curtain wall and facade restoration. Thousands of clients trust Stuart Dean to restore and preserve their buildings, retail stores, institutions and restaurants every day. Stuart Dean offers a portfolio of services to enhance the beauty and retain the value of a wide array of architectural assets. The company has been in business for more than 80 years, with 22 offices in the U.S. and Canada and more than 450 employees. Major markets served include Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville, New York, Norfolk, Orange County, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Richmond, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, Tampa, Toronto, Vancouver and Washington, D.C.

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